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Wright State U drops presidential debate while some Cleveland campuses take precautions

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Presidential election events become riskier proposition for colleges amid rising security concerns and financial costs.

Author discusses new book on shifts in how foundations seek to shape public policy

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Author of new book on foundations describes how Gates has used venture philanthropy, measurable goals and a close relationship with the Obama administration to influence policy, and says Gates's approach may be shifting in promising ways.

Should an HBCU founded by black Civil War veterans shutter its history department, against the recommendation of a faculty committee?

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Should an HBCU founded by black Civil War veterans shutter its history department, against the recommendation of a faculty committee?

Business offices changing in many ways

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Different strategies take stage at the National Association of College and University Business Officers' annual meeting.

Vassar faculty members want to reduce their teaching load but some question a plan that would also reduce course offerings

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Vassar professors want to reduce their teaching loads, but some question a new plan to do so at the expense of course offerings.

Temple U board announces plan to remove president just weeks after he removed provost

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Weeks after the president ousted the provost, the board says it will remove the president.

Margaret Spellings backs tuition experiment, accountability measures at UNC

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In a wide-ranging discussion, the new UNC system president said accountability measures can stop micromanagement.

Proposed federal rules for student debt forgiveness worry some nonprofit colleges

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Education Department's proposed rule for student debt forgiveness could threaten traditional colleges as well as for-profits, particularly over its broad view of what counts as misrepresentation.

Texas A&M Commerce president committed suicide

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Texas A&M Commerce originally tried to keep records about its leader's death private but has now opted to be open about the impact of depression. Many presidents say it's a tough issue to discuss.

Corporate partnership programs increasing at college career centers

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Career centers are providing more access to some companies than others (for a fee), a move that has career counselors concerned institutions are selling students to the highest bidder.

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